Tag "Quaid-e-Azam"

PAF’s Anti-Terrorist Training in Context of Indian Aggression

226 personnel including 166 airmen and 5 female commandos of Pakistan Air Force (PAF) completed the basic anti-terrorist training course in Kallar Kahar on December 22. These men and women are part of the PAF’s erstwhile 312th Special Service Wing, now known just as Special Service Wing (SSW) which has somewhere around 1500 commandos for quick deployment as and when required. It is a comparatively new special operations service component

27th Ramazan and the Creation of Pakistan – Part II

The following is a concise English translation of renowned bureaucrat Dr. Safdar Mehmood’s column titled “Sataesween Ramazan aur Qayam-e-Pakistan”, published in Jang newspaper on August 16, 2015 (continued from the previous part). ****** He (my spiritual teacher) said, “Today is the last Friday of Ramazan, a blessed day. Prostrate before Allah in gratitude and offer prayers to make Pakistan a great empire”. In a special session of Pakistan’s first Constituent

Quaid-e-Azam and Men of Vision

The following is a concise English translation of an Urdu column by Dr. Safdar Mehmood for Daily Jang dated July 21, 2015. ****** Fundamentally, man is prone to notice things which are obvious; he has a tendency to judge things from their outward or “apparent” looks. This is why I advise my friends time and again that when studying historical figures, they shouldn’t focus on their apparent features; instead, they

Is it Time for Another Iqbal?

One of the most prominent figures in Pakistan’s history was Sir Muhammad Iqbal, also known as Allama Iqbal. Iqbal, a lawyer by profession, was much more than just that. He was a philosopher, poet and also a politician in pre-partition times and it is Iqbal who is regarded as having inspired the Pakistan Movement. “I know you are a busy man but I do hope you won’t mind my writing